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CHAPTER II: Lobby.

Publication Type: Primary Source

Source(s): Badge of Infamy; 1/ 1/1963, p6-10, 5p

Abstract: Chapter II of the book "Badge of Infamy" is presented. It discusses various political and social issues such as the struggle of people for absolute freedom, the efforts of citizens to lobby for reforms and the organization of several pressure groups. I...

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THE NEGRO QUESTION FROM THE NEGRO'S POINT OF VIEW.

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Source(s): Arena (Project Gutenberg Literary Archive Foundation); 1/1/1891, p58-60, 3p

Abstract: The author reflects on the right of African Americans to seek social equality, education, and political participation in the U.S. He argues on the statement of white people that African Americans are incapable of self-government and in attaining high s...

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Do Human Rights Increase Inequality?

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Source(s): Chronicle of Higher Education. 5/29/2015, Vol. 61 Issue 37, p15-15. 1p.

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Abstract: The article discusses the relation between human rights and socioeconomic inequality. Topics include the role of welfarism and the welfare state in achieving the common good during the 20th century, the origins of the Universal Declaration of Human Rig...

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U of M student government votes down divestment. (cover story)

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Source(s): Arab American News. 4/4/2015, Vol. 31 Issue 1521, p6-6. 2/3p.

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Abstract: The article reports on the decision of the Central Student Government (CSG) of the University of Michigan to vote against a resolution, which aims to create a committee to investigate the human rights record of firms dealing with the Israeli military, ...

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'Giving everyone a fair chance in life': EQUALITY COMMISSIO NREPORT HIGHLIGHTS UREAS OF CONCERN.

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Source(s): Eastern Eye; 11/2/2018, Issue 1480, p2-2, 1/3p

Abstract: The article offers information on the report, "Is Britain Fairer? 2018," released in October 2016, that evaluated the progress on equality and human rights in Great Britain.

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Ailing Damu Smith vows to fight.

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Source(s): New York Amsterdam News. 4/28/2005, Vol. 96 Issue 18, p3-29. 2p.

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Abstract: The article focuses on the ailing activist Damu Smith, and his fight mainly for justice and equality. Smith's life is threatened by colon cancer. He first gained national recognition in the early seventies when he was totally committed to ending aparth...

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I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do ...

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Source(s): New York Times. 7/22/2012, Vol. 161 Issue 55840, p1. 0p.

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Abstract: MARK SHIELDS wholeheartedly supports same-sex weddings -- so much so that he spent six years working at the Human Rights Campaign, where marriage equality is front and center. But please, pretty please, don't invite him to another one. ''The equality p...

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A Rights Advocate Whose Work Divide Dominicans.

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Source(s): New York Times. 9/29/2007, Vol. 157 Issue 54082, pA4-A4. 1/2p.

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Abstract: The article presents a profile of Sonia Pierre, Dominican Republic's human rights activist. Pierre won an international human rights award in 2006. She has been striving for a Dominican society where color is a non-issue. Coming of a Haitian descent, P...

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